N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a law making New Hampshire the 19th state to allow seriously ill residents to use marijuana to treat their illnesses.
State public health officials are proposing a fee structure for the state’s new medical marijuana program.
The state Public Health Council is moving ahead with regulations of medical marijuana dispensaries and it appears Norwell may be the first in line for a facility.
The unanimous vote Wednesday paves the way for the voter-approved law to take effect, though it will be at least several more months before the state’s first medical marijuana dispensaries open.
A legislative committee plans to hear several proposals to change Massachusetts’ medical marijuana law as the state prepares for implementation of the voter-approved measures.
Recipients of medical marijuana in Massachusetts would be allowed up to 10 ounces for 60 days under proposed rules issued by state health officials.
A national marijuana trade association is planning a symposium in downtown Boston as the state gears up to begin allowing the sale of marijuana for medical purposes.
A day-long seminar held at the Logan Airport Hilton Hotel hosted 40 students interested in opening medical marijuana businesses.
Towns and state regulators are preparing for the new medical marijuana law that goes into effect in Massachusetts Tuesday.
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